July 26, 2023

UPM to close down Plattling mill in Germany

About 600,000 tpy of uncoated and coated magazine paper capacity are to be removed from the market, UPM also plans to continue temporary layoffs in Finland. […]
July 26, 2023

The industry suffers trickle-down effects of reduced finished product demand.

On 25 July, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) published its mid-year report. Comments from Francisco Donoso, President of the BIR Paper division (picture), representing Dolaf Servicios Verdes (Spain): The main feature […]
July 24, 2023

Mercer International announces temporary curtailment of its Celgar pulp mill

Mercer International Inc. recently announced the temporary curtailment of operations at its Celgar pulp mill located in Castlegar, BC, including wood acceptance. The curtailment is currently […]
July 21, 2023

Södra invests in AI company and becomes a partner in Nordic Forestry Automation

The company develops next-generation operator support systems for forest machines based on sensor technology from autonomous vehicles and AI algorithms. The investment is done together with […]
July 14, 2023

Pulp and paper sector more impacted by record-high energy prices and economic slowdown in 2022 than previously thought

Highly dependent on the economic context, the European pulp and paper sector experienced a slowdown in 2022, particularly in the last quarters of the year. A […]
March 21, 2023

Södra Cell buys PulpEye analyzers for its pulp mills

Södra Cell has signed an order for four PulpEye analyzers for quality inspection online at the pulp mills in Mönsterås, Mörrum, and Värö in Sweden. It is the second-largest order ever signed by […]
February 22, 2023

Metsä Tissue has selected the supplier for its new tissue paper machine in the Mariestad mill in Sweden

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, invests in a new tissue paper machine in its Swedish mill of Mariestad, as part of the recently announced tissue […]
February 22, 2023

Consumption of paper in Europe showed resilience in 2022

Cepi member countries’ paper and board production decreased by 5.9% in 2022 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures, reflecting the heavy impact on […]